Fresh Spring Makeup

Full Face Spring Makeup LookingUp

Spring has sprung…although I was convinced that Summer had started briefly…then, of course, the rain returned! Definitely still Spring!  In a bid to brighten my days, I’ve been created this Fresh Spring Makeup look.  Something a bit fun, that’s still very wearable.

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January Favourites 2017

Jan Favs 2017

We’re one month into 2017, it’s been a bit of an interesting month, to say the least.  That however, is a post for another day.  Today is all about the favourite things.  Shall we start with my favourite skincare?

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October Favourites

October favourites cover

I’ve been loving all sorts of Autumnal goodness this month, big surprise right?  A few new additions, a few old and definitely new Instagram loves.  Let’s just jump right in! Beauty Favourites I recently got the NYX Pore Filler primer* at the Olympia Beauty Awards and of course, had to start using it.  I’ve been loving […]

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Empties #6 The Big Cull

More Makeup Empties

As you can probably see, I’ve had a bit of a clear out.  I’d a lot of makeup I was just hoarding without actually using it, alongside lots of  nail polishes that had gone a bit funny.   So as that’s the case, let’s just get stuck in.  I’ve quite a few Barry M nail […]

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Empties #5

Beauty Empties

It’s been over two months since my last empties post, which surprised me a wee bit, but I’m rather proud of myself.  I’ve done some decluttering again!  Wee pat on the back there.  Let’s start in the bottom left shall we?  Excellent.  I’ve three Elegant Touch Express press on nails, 2 in Polished Black* and 1 […]

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November Favourites

November Beauty Favourites

This month has been mostly about blush and fun activities!  The first blush is the elf classic in Berry Merry.  This is a wonderful berry toned blush, perfect for the Winter season, it’s such an easy blush to wear and it’s an utter bargain.  The Sleek blush* Pomegranate is another berry blush, it is however, […]

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Daytime Spotlight Eyes

I fancied doing a bit of a glam daytime look this time.  It’s subtle but it definitely made me feel glamorous!   I primed my face with Sleek Control Shine & Prime, used my Makeup Academy Colour Corrector palette under my eyes and to cover redness.  I primed my eyelids with Mac painterly paint pot. […]

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February Favourites

  So it’s already time to chat about my favourite products for the month of February!  I’ve been wearing minimal makeup this month but I’ve tested out a few products, as well as shopping my stash and discovering old favourites. For base I’ve been loving the Sleek Control Shine & Prime* as my primer.  This […]

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Proper Pamper Session

Not too long ago I went through how I tend to do a Pamper in a Hurry, for once I finally had time to give myself a proper full on pamper session.  Hair, Face & Nails! I started my chilled out Sunday morning by washing my hair over the bath before adding my Tresemmé Keratin […]

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Makeup Inventory Purge & Update!

Bit of an up date on my makeup inventory!  I did an end of year purge and I’ve gotten rid of products that I either barely used, I just wasn’t happy with or that had gone a tad “funny”. I’m sure I’m not the only one that felt the need to have a bit of […]

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Day to Night Look

With the Christmas party season in full swing, I thought I would do a Day to Night look, something that you can just top up, ready for drinks! I’ve used one eyeshadow palette for both looks, Sleek’s Oh so special palette.  So you can pop it in your bag to make your day look more […]

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November Beauty Empties

Time for beauty empties!  It’s a mix between skin care, makeup, body care and perfume! Let’s start with skin care.  From Lacura I’m getting rid of the Daily Gel Cleanser and the Mattifying Moisturiser.  Neither of these worked for me, I have two other products from the line which work better, you can read the […]

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October Beauty Favourites

October Beauty Favourites I’ve not been wearing very much makeup this month, what I have been wearing I have been really enjoying.  I also have a hair & nail favourite. A lip combination I’ve been loving is a lip pencil from The Body Shop in Mauve Berry and the Rimmel Kate Matte Lipstick* in 107.  These […]

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Simple Hallowe’en Nails

Hallowe’en Nails I fancied doing something for Hallowe’en on my nails, although didn’t have much time to practice anything or really the energy to figure out something new…excuses, excuses. Unsurprisingly I found myself reaching for my Moyou nail stamping kit, I used the large pro plate and picked out a few Hallowe’en stamps.  I alternated […]

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Nails of the Week! Script Nails

I tried my hand at a bit of nail stamping at the weekend and I’m quite pleased with the results.  I always think I don’t have time to do this, but really it only takes a few minutes and I love the results.  So more of these to come! Polishes & Plate used Interior lights […]

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Weekly Makeup Box

Weekly Makeup Box We’re kicking off the month of September with a good session of shopping my stash!  Let’s dive right in.  I have a few comparisons planned, so I’m testing out some older products and some new additions that you would’ve seen in my recent higher end haul. Weekly Makeup For primer I’m using […]

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August Beauty Favourites

August Beauty Favourites Time for monthly favourites and this month it has been all about the makeup, both new and old! Due to my weekly makeup boxes I’ve been really forcing myself to test out more of my stash and this month has been a great month for rediscovering some great makeup items. August Makeup […]

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Weekly Makeup Box!

Weekly Makeup Box Mixing it up again this week, I’ve even included quite a bold lipstick that I wouldn’t normally wear.  I’m hoping the new hair colour will help me get away with it! Bases I am keeping in my Bourjois Matte Serum Primer * as always, for foundation I’m adding in L’Oreal Nude Magique Eau […]

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